$7.5 million for national Metropolis research project

January 8, 2008

Canada's Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada have announced $7.5 million in funding for a national research project on globalization, migration and diversity.  The Metropolis project will ensure that regional research centres based in Halifax/Moncton, Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver continue their work for another 5 years.  Each centre includes researchers from universities, governments, NGOs and the private sector.